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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Trapa

water caltop
water chestnut

Hierarchical position of the Genus Trapa

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Myrtanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 295. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Myrtales Rchb.
pub. Bot. Damen: 475. 1828.
   Familia  Trapaceae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 36, 39. 1829, nom. cons.
   Subfamilia  Trapoideae Voigt
pub. Hort. Suburb. Calcutt.: 34. Aug-Dec 1845.
   Tribus  Trapeae Rchb.
pub. Fl. Germ. Excurs. 2(2): 633. 1832.
   Genus  Trapa L.
pub. (1753)
common name: water chestnut

Named members of the Genus Trapa

   Species  bicornis Osbeck
common name: horn nut
   Species  bispinosa Roxb.
syn. Trapa natans var. bispinosa
common name: singara nut
   Species  natans L.
common name: water chestnut, water caltop
   Varietas  bispinosa (Roxb.) Makino
common name: singhara nut
   Varietas  natans
common name: caltrop

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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